Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Troutman named Preseason All-American

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – For the second time in three years, a Lycoming College safety has earned First Team Preseason All-American honors from, as junior Tanner Troutman (Hegins, Pa./Tri-Valley) picked up the accolades, the website announced on Tuesday, July 23.

Troutman stepped into the starting lineup in the second week of his sophomore season and immediately helped the Warriors to an upset win over nationally-ranked Delaware Valley. He went on to earn third-team all-region honors from after taking second-team all-conference accolades.

The safety finished second in the league with five interceptions and had a league-leading 11 passes defended. In his first start against the Aggies, Troutman posted an interception and two breakups. He also had 10 tackles and two interceptions against nationally-ranked Widener.

Troutman was one of two MAC players to reach earn the preseason accolades, joining wide receiver Anthony Davis of Widener, who was also a first-team selection.

In 2012, the Warriors finished 8-2 overall and second in the MAC at 8-1 under fifth-year head coach Mike Clark.

The Warriors begin their 2013 campaign at Brockport on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. Preseason All-Americans
2013 – Tanner Troutman, Jr., S, 1st Team

2011 – Ray Bierbach, Sr., S, 1st Team
2009 – Ted Geurds, Sr., DT, 2nd Team